Lt. Col Andrew J. Glass, USAF

Lt. Col Andrew J. Glass, USAF

EMS Policy & Programs, DoD CIO

Lt Col Andrew J. Glass is the Electronic Warfare (EW) and Spectrum Operations Branch, Chief, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), Pentagon, Washington DC. He is responsible for development of DoD Strategies, Policy, DoD's position on Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS), Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3), Interfacing with OSD staff, Combatant Commands, Mil Deps, JCS, Congressional Staffs, and Fed/Non-Fed agencies. In addition Lt Col Glass develops & manages a $5.7M budget by leading and managing twenty-one projects fourteen contractor personnel.

Lt Col Glass entered the Air Force in 2005 through Reserve Officer Training Corp. He held numerous operational and staff assignments at Joint, Air, Wing and Squadron levels. His assignments include: Electronic Warfare and Spectrum Operations Branch, Chief, OSD, DoD CIO, Pentagon; Chief of Advanced Plans/Integration, A8Z, Nellis AFB; ADO XP/EW, Electronic Warfare Support Flight Commander, USAF Weapons School Instructor, Nellis AFB; and 55th Wing Weapons and Tactics, Chief, Offutt AFB.

Deployed, Lt Col Glass has served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring freedom (OEF) as an RC-135V/W Tactical Coordinator, logging over 1150 combat hours, and planned over 240 combat sorties as Mission Planning Team, Chief, 763ERS, Al Udeid AB, Qatar. In addition, Lt Col Glass served as the RC135V/W Liaison Officer, CENTCOM CAOC, Al Udeid AB in support of OEF/OIF and at NATO CAOC5, Poggio Renatico Italy in support of Operation Unified Protector (OUP).

Lt Col Glass is an OSD Staff Officer, Weapons Officer, Weapons School Instructor, Flight Instructor and Joint Staff Experienced Tactical Coordinator with over 1,800 flying hours.

Speaking: October 29 - Demand Signal for the EMS Workforce